Infantry equipment of the People's Liberation Army of China

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Infantry Equipment of the People's Liberation Army of China.

Pistols[edit]

  • QX-04 - modular designed pistol.
  • QSW-06 - 5.8 mm silenced pistol, replacing the Type 67 silenced pistol (In Service)
  • QSZ-92 - 9 mm and 5.8mm pistol (In Service-Main)
  • Type 84 - 7.62 mm small pistol for Security and Police forces (In Service)
  • Type 77 - 7.62 mm pistol for People's Armed Police and Civil police (In Service)
  • Type 67 - 7.62 mm silenced pistol
  • Type 64 - 7.62 mm semi-automatic pistol, first firearm to be indigenously developed by the People's Republic of China. Withdrawn from army but in service with the People's Armed Police and Civil police.(Retired from service)

Submachine Guns[edit]

  • CF-05 - 9 mm submachine gun
  • JS 9mm - 9 mm suppressed submachine gun
  • QCW-05 - 5.8 mm suppressed submachine gun
  • Type 82 - 9 mm submachine gun (Chinese copy of Polish PM-63 RAK)
  • Type 85 - 7.62 mm simplified and suppressed Type 79 submachine gun
  • Type 79 - 7.62 mm submachine gun (In Service with Airborne and Special Force troops)
  • Type 64 - 7.62 mm suppressed low flash submachine gun

Rifles[edit]

  • QTS-11 - 5.8 mm Objective Individual Combat Weapon (In Limited Service)
  • QBZ-03 - 5.8 mm Assault rifle
  • QBZ-95 - 5.8 mm Bullpup Assault rifle
  • Type 86 - 7.62 mm Bullpup Assault rifle (Not in Service)
  • Type 87 - 5.8 mm Assault rifle, using similar design to the Type 81 (Not in Service)
  • Type 81 - 7.62 mm Assault rifle (In Service with Reserves and militia)
  • Type 63 - 7.62 mm Assault rifle
  • Type 56- 7.62 mm Assault rifle, Chinese derivative of the AK-47 (Phased out)
  • Norinco CQ - 5.56mm Assault rifle, unlicensed derivative of the Colt M16 rifle for export market

Machine Guns[edit]

  • QBB-95 - 5.8 mm light support weapon (LSW)
  • QJY-88 - 5.8 mm general-purpose machine gun, replacing Type 67 general-purpose machine gun
  • Type 80 - 7.62 mm general-purpose machine gun (derivative of the Soviet PKM)
  • Type 67 - 7.62 mm general-purpose machine gun, replacing the Type 53 (SG43) and Type 57 (SGM) 7.62 mm general-purpose machine guns

Sniper Rifles[edit]

  • QBU-10 - 12.7×108mm Semi-automatic Anti-materiel sniper rifle
  • AMR-2 - 12.7×108mm Bolt-action Anti-materiel sniper rifle
  • W-03
  • JS 7.62 - 7.62×54mmR Sniper rifle (In limited Service)
  • QBU-88 - 5.8×42mm Bullpup sniper rifle (In Service)
  • CS-LR4 - 7.62×51mm Sniper rifle (In Service)
  • CS-LR3 - 5.8×42mm Sniper rifle (In Service)
  • Type 85 - 7.62×54mmR Sniper rifle updated from the Type 79 (In limited Service)
  • Type 79 - 7.62×54mmR Sniper rifle, derivative of Soviet Dragunov SVD (In Service)

Shoulder-launched Weapons[edit]

Automatic Grenade Launchers[edit]

  • QLU-11 - 35x32 mm semi-automatic grenade sniper
  • LG-1
  • LG-2
  • LG-3
  • QLT-89
  • QLB-06 - Improved variant of QLZ-87
  • QLZ-04 - Automatic grenade launcher for squad fire support. Can be mounted on the tripod or vehicles.
  • QLZ-87 - Standard fire support grenade launcher of PLAGF for individual usage.

Grenades[edit]

Hand Grenades[edit]

Mortars[edit]

Flamethrowers[edit]

Anti-Aircraft Guns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New type of grenade in PLA". Sina Military Report. 8 February 2018.
  2. ^ "New type of grenade in PLA training". China Central Television. 8 February 2018.